[alsa-devel] [PATCH 4/6] compress: add API header and driver header files

Mark Brown broonie at opensource.wolfsonmicro.com
Mon Dec 5 15:19:05 CET 2011

On Mon, Dec 05, 2011 at 08:14:13AM -0600, Pierre-Louis Bossart wrote:

> The answer has already been provided. I agree with Mark there's no reason
> why this API would need to provide resource management capabilities, it'd
> need to be handled with a separate interface addressing PCM and effects as
> well. In the mean time user-space can put product-specific restrictions on
> concurrent decoding.

Or implement graceful fallback to the CPU if it can't set up an
offloaded stream.

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